Planning

Meeting Seniors’ Needs

Seniors have special legal needs. It is important to plan for the eventuality of aging. Consulting with an Elder Law Attorney, preferably well in advance...

Should I Hire An Elder Law Attorney?

Elder Law is a highly specialized area of law involving legal issues that predominantly affect seniors, the disabled, and their loved ones and caregivers. An...

Protecting Assets When Your Spouse Needs Long-Term Care

The monthly cost of Long-Term Care is enormous and can quickly deplete family resources. However, there are Estate Planning strategies that can help you protect...

The Benefits of A Special Needs Trust for A Disabled Child

If you are caring for a disabled child, it is important that you have the proper Estate Planning documents in order to provide for your...

3 Estate Planning Documents Everyone Should Have

A comprehensive Estate Plan can give you control over your assets and spare your loved ones from unnecessary expenses in handling your estate. It also...

The Basics of Long-Term Care

Planning for the Long-Term Care you may someday need is an important element of Estate Planning. Long-Term Care is the assistance you need when you...

Two Tests to Qualify for Medicaid

Medicaid is a health care program funded jointly by federal and state governments, and is available to people who have insufficient resources or income to...

What Are the Differences Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Medicare is a federally funded health insurance program available to people 65 or older or who have certain disabilities, regardless of income or assets. Medicaid...

What Kinds of Issues Does a Health Care Directive Address?

A Health Care Directive addresses your medical wishes if you become unable to consciously make your own medical decisions. It ensures that your family members...

What is an Attorney-in-Fact, and Why Do I Need One?

An Attorney-in-Fact (AIF) is an agent authorized to act on behalf of another person. It is important to designate an AIF to handle your financial...